Joseph Mallord William Turner

Hulks and Sailing Boats on the St Germans or Lynher River off Wearde Quay

1814

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851
Medium
Graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 110 x 178 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856
Reference
D09701
Turner Bequest CXXXIII 28

Catalogue entry

Looking north, Wearde Quay is seen across the St Germans or Lynher River, with shipping in the foreground. Compare the view on folios 30 verso and 35 recto (D09705, D09710). The slope down towards Henn Point at the mouth of the river appears to be the same as seen on the verso (D09702), where Saltash is seen in the distance.
For other views on and around the St Germans or Lynher River, see under folio 27 verso opposite (D09700).

Matthew Imms
July 2014

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